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New Technology Makes the Drill Less Scary
New Technology Makes the Drill Less Scary

When you ask people why they don’t like going to the dentist, one answer keeps coming up over and over again: the drill . This tiny device, integral to helping fill cavities and create healthier teeth, causes many patients’ knees to tremble at the mere thought of it. In ...

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Blog posts in August, 2017

  • Capsules Could Treat Periodontal Disease

    Steven R. Little, PhD, head researcher from the University of Pittsburgh Dentists may soon have a new, better (and more desirable) method for treating ...

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  • Tendency for Cavities and Gum Disease Based on Environment, Not Genetics

    Oral Bacteria Is Determined By Your Environment If the tendency for developing cavities runs in your family, you may be tempted to say that you’ve ...

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  • First Periodontitis At-Home Test Developed

    Researchers in Finland have developed the first at-home test for detecting periodontitis. Specifically, the test screens for the presence of an enzyme ...

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